Cefuroxime

FDA Approved: * April 16, 1998
Pharm Company: * TEVA
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Cefuroxime Overview

Cefuroxime is an enteral second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It was discovered by Glaxo, now GlaxoSmithKline, and first marketed in 1978 as Zinacef. It received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in October 1983.[1] Cefuroxime axetil is an acetoxyethyl ester prodrug of cefuroxime which is effective orally.[2] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Side effects 3 Trade names 4 References Medical uses As with the other cephalosporins, it is s...

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Enfexia 500mg

I was treated with this after being bitten by a mosquito in turkey. It's an oval shaped white tablet. ## Enfexia contains the active ingredient Cefuroxime, this is an antibiotic. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. Read more: Do you have any other questions? ## Hi. Is it suitable for very bad toothache and is it suitable for diabetics and high blood pressure people? Thanks ## What is enfexia used for? Can I take this for an ear infection? I've been given it from the pharmacy with ketavel.

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Cefuroxime axetil and itching

I took this for 10 days for a sinus infection, during taking this I developed a cough, couldn't talk, didn't think much about it just thought it was from being sick..i also developed a rash..been off this medicine for two weeks and still have a very itchy rash.....on my back..stomach area..ect..how long does a rash from this mess last? ## Shirley, an itchy rash could be the sign of an allergic reaction, so you should have it checked out by your doctor. You may need treatment for it and it could mean that you cannot take this medication, again, in the future. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Has there been any change yet? ## My daughter in law is a nurse. She asked a dr about it who sai...

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Cefuroxime and Ciprofloxacin

Cefuroxime and Ciprofloxacin antibiotics - Are they the same drugs? Do they have the same ingredients? ## Hello, Candy! How are you? No, they are not the same, the active ingredients are exactly what you listed, though both are antibiotics. The FDA lists their typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Does ciprofloxacin have ceftin, as I am allergic to ceftin? ## I want to know if I can take a tablet of ciprofloxacin in the morning, then switch to cefuroxime at night? I am treating a drug-resistant typhoid infection. ## If I am allergic to cefuroxime acetic can I take ciprofloxacin?

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what is iidentiy of this drug

a small enlongated tablet with luprin written on one side and number 302 on other side. what is the identity ## Lupin lists this tablet as containing 250mgs of Cefuroxime, which is an antibiotic that is used to treat, or prevent bacterial infections. The FDA lists lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, drowsiness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?

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adco metronidametronida 400mg leaflet

I need a leaflet to read more about adco 400mg metronida.I need to know what it used for? ## It is antibiotic that can be used to treat various types of bacterial infections. The NIH lists the typical side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, and diarrhea. Why was it prescribed? ## My dentist prescibed Adco-Metronida 400mg but the chemist removed the info leavelet. I am allergic to quite a lot of medicines and a lot of foods. So I want to know what ingredients are in this medicine and what is the side effects. The same dentist prescibed cefuroxime 500mg 2 weeks ago and it cauesed a severe allergic reaction.

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cefuroxime axetil (neoxime) 500mg during 1st trimester of pregnancy

My doctor prescribed me to take CEFUROXIME AXITEL (neoxime) 500mg...for my UTI...after 5 days of taking it I found out that i am pregnant... Is it safe for my baby, taking this antibiotic in my 1st trimester?...Any possible side effects to the baby? Is it ok to stop the medication? Please advise. ## Hello, Maria! How are you? Yes, the U.S. FDA lists this antibiotic as being safe during pregnancy. Its typical side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Please help, am 6 weeks pregnant, and I always feels pain abdominal , the doctor prescribed cefuroxime 500mg twice daily, but am scared of using the drug, hope it wouldn't harm my baby, please I need your advice, thank you. ##...

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cefuroxime axetil

## I WAS GIVEN THIS FOR A SPIDER BITE. I AM NOT SURE WHAT THE DRUGS PURPOSE IS. I THINK IT IS A STERIOD TO REDUCE INFLAMMATION. DOES THIS SEEM CORRECT? ## I am living in China so I always like to check things out ASAP when ever I have to see a doctor here. Anyhow my daughter, who is almost 18 months had a fall today and broke her collar bone. X-ray showed a nice clean break no problem so he recommended a brace which I expected but for some reason he also prescribed Cefureoxime Axetil 125mg. I of course just Googled this and I'm a bit surprised at him giving her an antibiotic. I don't speak Chinese but and my wife not knowing medical English just said it's supposed to help her blood. Considering the overuse and abuse of antibiotics in China and considering I have found no cre...

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A 33 White Oval Pill

I found anoval pill white with A33 on one side ## I found a white oval pill it has,a33 on one side and m on the other side. What is it? ## A tablet with just the A 33 is manufactured by Aurobindo Pharma and they list it as containing 250mgs of the antibiotic Cefuroxime. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. A white oval tablet with M A33 on it is manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 250mgs of Armodafanil, which is a stimulant that is used to treat conditions such as ADHD, and narcolepsy. The FDA warns that it carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability, insomnia, and weight loss. Is there anyth...

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Cefuroxime Axet 250 2x daily

I was given the above Ceftin for a UTI that another antibiotic did not clear. I had severe diarrhea for a day now have severe muscle tightness from my head down to my feet with pain. When I try to stretch, I get pins and needles. I stopped taking. When will it be created and muscles loosened. I can hardly walk, as lower back is tight , and it radiates down my butt to my leg. What can I do? How can I get relief? ## Those can be normal side effects of this medication, according to NIH reports. Unfortunately, the only thing that is going to help them go away is time. Have you informed your doctor? If an infection is being treated, you will most likely need to switch to a different antibiotic to fully eradicate it. Are you on any other medications? ## cefuroxime creates same problem which t...

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Doxycycline hyc 100mg - light orange/peach pill with Mp37 printed on one side

Today is wednesday and i was given this medicine friday and i haven't eaten since. I've tried crackers, soup, everything and everything comes up, even everything i drink. Should i go back to my doctor? ## Hi Christina, It sounds to me like you may be experiencing one of the more severe side effects of this drug. Some of these severe side effects include: upset stomach vomiting stomach pain extreme tiredness or weakness confusion difficulty breathing or swallowing sore mouth Do any of these sound like the cause of the problem? If so, I'd strongly recommend contacting your doctor immediately about switching prescriptions or trying a natural alternative antibiotic medicine. You can view a more complete list of these side effects by visiting the link below: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubm...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Cefuroxime
  • For Suspension: 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml
  • Injection: 1.5g, 1.5g/100ml, 1.5g/20ml, 1.5g/50ml, 1.5gm/vial, 7.5g, 7.5gm/vial, 750mg, 750mg/50ml, 750mg/vial
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 125mg, 250mg, 300mg, 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Cefuroxime: (61 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0143-9567 Cefuroxime 1.5 g/1 Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9568 Cefuroxime 750 mg Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9569 Cefuroxime 7.5 g/1 Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9976 Cefuroxime 7.5 g/1 Intravenous Injection by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9977 Cefuroxime 1.5 g/1 Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9979 Cefuroxime 750 mg/1 Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0264-3112 Cefuroxime and Dextrose 750 mg/50ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by B. Braun Medical Inc.
  • 0264-3114 Cefuroxime and Dextrose 1.5 g/50ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by B. Braun Medical Inc.
  • 0409-0802 Cefuroxime 90 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 16590-215 Cefuroxime (As Cefuroxime Axetil) 500 mg Oral Tablet by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 16714-232 Cefuroxime (As Cefuroxime Axetil) 250 mg Oral Tablet by Northstar Rx LLC
  • 16714-233 Cefuroxime (As Cefuroxime Axetil) 500 mg Oral Tablet by Northstar Rx LLC
  • 21695-150 Cefuroxime (As Cefuroxime Axetil) 500 mg Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-370 Cefuroxime (As Cefuroxime Axetil) 250 mg Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 25021-118 Cefuroxime Sodium 750 mg/1 Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Sagent Pharmaceuticals
  • 25021-119 Cefuroxime Sodium 1.5 g/16ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Sagent Pharmaceuticals
  • 25021-120 Cefuroxime 7.5 g/82.5ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Sagent Pharmaceuticals
  • 25021-182 Cefuroxime Sodium 750 mg Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Sagent Pharmaceuticals
  • 25021-183 Cefuroxime Sodium 1.5 g/16ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Sagent Pharmaceuticals
  • 43063-269 Cefuroxime (As Cefuroxime Axetil) 250 mg Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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cefuroxime axetil (neoxime) 500mg during 1st trimester of pregnancy
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cefuroxime axetil
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I took this for 10 days for a sinus infection, during taking this I developed a cough, couldn't talk, didn't thi... 3 replies
Cefuroxime 500mg
I need to know if this drug is an antibiotic. ## I need to know what this medication is used for? ## Please see the page... 3 replies
CEFUROXIME 500 MG (TABLETS). OVAL WITH LUPIN ON ONE SIDE AND NUMBER 303 ON OTHER SIDE.
JUST AN ANSWER, PLEASE. ## Yes, the white, oblong tablet with 303 on one side and LUPIN on the other is a 500mg Cefuroxi... 3 replies
cefuroxime 500 mg
long blue tablet its and antibotic ## Cefuroxime Info Click Here ## I have been taking the generic drug Cefuroxime for a... 3 replies
Cefuroxime Axet 250 2x daily
I was given the above Ceftin for a UTI that another antibiotic did not clear. I had severe diarrhea for a day now have s... 2 replies
cefuroxime 500
My daughter has been prescribed Cefuroxime 500 for an infection and has only taken it for 1 day (2 doses) Last night the... 2 replies
cefuroxime zegen
Is it safe to take even if your pregnant?? am 5 months pregnant and i have a history of threatened miscarriage.. ## Can ... 2 replies






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